The Cottage Garden Heirloom Seed Collection
The Cottage Garden Heirloom Seed Collection
The Cottage Garden Heirloom Seed Collection
The Cottage Garden Heirloom Seed Collection
The Cottage Garden Heirloom Seed Collection
The Cottage Garden Heirloom Seed Collection
The Cottage Garden Heirloom Seed Collection
The Cottage Garden Heirloom Seed Collection
The Cottage Garden Heirloom Seed Collection

The Cottage Garden Heirloom Seed Collection

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We are delighted to introduce our Cottage Garden Seed Collection packaged in a small gift box.  Carefully researched, our seeds are all heirloom varieties and are popular old-fashioned cottage garden plants.

The collection is made up of varying colours and heights to add to your cottage garden and are a mix of hardy annuals and perennials!

The box contains:

Columbine (Aqualegia) - Nora Barlow
This is a 16th century variety but was renamed more recently after the grand-daughter of Charles Darwin. Spur-less & double flowered with pink & green petals. Approx. 50 seeds. Perennial

Hollyhock - Chater's Double
Introduced by 1840, it was written up as “a tall plant, 6-8ft high, with thick round stalks & hairy round leaves; the floures grow upon the stalk, coming forth with the leaves, being very large, of one leave cut into five segments.” Approx. 50 seeds. Perennial 

Sweet Pea - Heirloom mixed
Henry Eckford coined the term “Grandiflora” – large flowered – to describe his varieties. This collection has a grandiflora mixture of all colours. Approx. 20 seeds.  Hardy annual 

Cottage Pink - Mixed Double
Introduced before 1773. Noted as "Bears double bearded & jagged petals of white, pink, or rose. The blooms are borne from spring & throughout summer, on 9" stems above, blue-green, grassy foliage". Approx. 100 seeds. Perennial

Wild Primrose
This is a native species, “One of the most welcome of Spring flowers. The colour of the flower so peculiar as to have a name of its own!" Edible flowers . Approx. 40 seeds. Perennial

Love-in-a-mist - Miss Jeykll
Introduced as a species by 1570, Miss Jeykll was introduced by 1913. It was referred to in early books as “Nigella must be found in a ground that is fat or well tilled. The sume of the seed taken doth stay the rheume, drie the braine & causeth the smelling that was loft to come againe.”.  Approx. 100 seeds. Annual self seeding